CSK vs KKR Dream11 Prediction, IPL Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Updates For Match 61 of IPL 2023
Kolkata Knight Riders' chances of making it to the playoffs are slim at this point.
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On Sunday (May 14), the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai will witness an exciting clash between Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the 61st game of the Indian Premier League 2023. Chennai Super Kings, with seven victories out of 12 matches, currently hold the second position in the points table, while Kolkata Knight Riders, with five wins out of 12 games, are placed in the 7th position. A win in this match would secure Chennai Super Kings a place in the playoffs, whereas the Knight Riders' chances of making it to the playoffs are slim at this point.
In their recent encounters, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) have emerged victorious in their last two matches, including their most recent encounter against Delhi Capitals (DC). Opting to bat first after winning the toss, CSK faced some early setbacks, losing three wickets before completing the 10th over. However, a resilient performance from their middle-order batters helped them set a competitive total of 167 runs for the loss of eight wickets in 20 overs. Shivam Dube played a crucial role, top-scoring with 25 runs off 12 deliveries. DC's Mitchell Marsh proved to be the most effective bowler, claiming three wickets for 18 runs in three overs. During their chase, DC also faced difficulties in the PowerPlay, losing three wickets. Manish Pandey and Rilee Rossouw formed a partnership of 59 runs for the fourth wicket in an attempt to revive the innings. Unfortunately for DC, they couldn't sustain their momentum after the dismissals of both batters. Eventually, DC finished with a total of 140 runs for the loss of eight wickets in 20 overs, resulting in a 27-run victory for CSK.
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In their recent match against the Rajasthan Royals (RR), Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) faced a challenging situation. After losing some early wickets in the PowerPlay, KKR encountered difficulties. However, Venkatesh Iyer and Nitish Rana stabilized the innings, adding 48 runs for the third wicket. Unfortunately, KKR struggled to maintain momentum once both batters were dismissed, culminating in a total of 149 runs for the loss of eight wickets in 20 overs. In response, RR began their innings on a positive note, with Jos Buttler falling in the second over. However, Sanju Samson and Yashasvi Jaiswal took charge and ensured no further setbacks for RR as they comfortably chased down the target with nine wickets in hand and 13.1 overs remaining. Notably, Jaiswal's exceptional performance included the fastest half-century of the IPL, as he concluded with an impressive 98 runs off 47 deliveries.
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Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders, Match 61
Indian Premier League, 14 May 2023, Sun, 7:30 PM IST, MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai
Probable Playing XI
Chennai Super Kings
RD Gaikwad, Devon Conway, AT Rayudu, Ajinkya Rahane, MM Ali, RA Jadeja, S Dubey, MS Dhoni(C), DL Chahar, TU Deshpande, M Theekshana
Bench : Ben Stokes, Mitchell Santner, RS Hangargekar, SP Senapati, Shaik Rasheed, Nishant Sindhu, Simarjeet Singh, SSB Magala, Dwaine Pretorius, Bhagath Varma, AJ Mandal, Mukesh Choudhary, Matheesha Pathirana, Prashant Solanki, Akash Singh
Kolkata Knight Riders
RK Singh, JJ Roy, N Rana(C), AD Russell, SP Narine, AS Roy, VR Iyer, Rahmanullah Gurbaz(wk), Shardul Thakur, Varun Chakravarthy, H Rana
Bench : Mandeep Singh, Tim Southee, UT Yadav, Narayan Jagadeesan, D Wiese, Vaibhav Arora, Suyash Sharma, S Iyer, Liton Das, Shakib Al Hasan, LH Ferguson, K Khejroliya, , Johnson Charles
Injury and availability news
Avg 1st Inning Score
Ruturaj Gaikwad CSK | BAT
The 26-year-old opener is the second-highest run-scorer for CSK. He has made a total of 408 runs in 11 innings at an average of 40.79 and a strike rate of 147.29.
Devon Conway CSK | BAT
He is the leading run-scorer for CSK this season. Conway has made 468 runs in 12 games at an average of 52 and a strike rate of 136.84, including five half-centuries.
Jason Roy KKR | BAT
In six games, Jason Roy has scored 228 runs at an average of 38 and a strike rate of 157.24, including two half-centuries. In the last outing against CSK, Roy scored 61 runs off 26 deliveries and was the highest scorer for KKR.
Avoid Having These Players In Your Fantasy Sports Team
KKR | BOWL
He has picked just one wicket in his last three games and can be avoided for this game.
KKR | BOWL
In four games, Harshit Rana has taken just four wickets at an average of 26.75.
Last Updated On - May 14 2023 6:53 PM
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